Grottes de Lascaux
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Known all over the world, the Lascaux caves owe their reputation to the quality of the paintings and engravings it contains, making it one of the most important caves of the Paleolithic era.
The nicknames speak for themselves: Sistine Chapel of the Perigordian or Versailles of Prehistory.
The age of his paintings and engravings are estimated in 18,000 and 17,000 years.
Discovered in September 1940 by four teenagers, it is located in the Black Périgord in the Vézère Valley in the municipality of Montignac.
Today, the visit is done by a reproduction of a breathtaking realism.
An unforgettable visit.
The Thot Espace Cro-Magnon, located a few kilometers away, is an interesting complement.